Threats Against Treasury Employees and Facilities
Our highest priority is investigating threats against Treasury employees and facilities. These efforts are critical in ensuring safety for the Department and require prompt attention and coordination with Federal, State, and local authorities.
Criminal and Serious Treasury Employee Misconduct
We investigate complaints involving alleged criminal and other serious misconduct by Treasury employees as enumerated in Title 18 of the U.S. Code, the Ethics in Government Act, and the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch.
Fraud Involving Treasury Contracts, Grants, Guarantees, and Federal Funds
We conduct investigations into allegations of fraud and other crimes involving Treasury contracts, grants, loan guarantees, and Federal funds. Such allegations often involve contractors, entities, and individuals who provide or seek to provide goods or services to the Department.
Treasury Financial Programs and Operations Crime
We conduct and supervise criminal investigations related to Treasury financial programs and operations, including the issuance of licenses, payments and benefits, and oversight of U.S. financial institutions. We investigate criminal activity associated with improper payments made due to false claims to the Treasury.
Cyber Threats Against Treasury Systems and Cyber Enabled Financial Crimes Fraud
We conduct investigations into the illicit removal of Treasury-protected information from Treasury systems, and cyber-enabled criminal activity impacting Treasury programs and operations.
Investigating Fraud Related to Criminals Impersonating Treasury Agents and Employees
We conduct investigations into criminal activity associated with individuals who attempt to scam citizens by fraudulently purporting to be Treasury agents or employees. These matters have become more prevalent and require prompt coordination with Federal, State, and local authorities to protect the targets of the scams.
We conduct investigations into criminal activity associated with individuals who attempt to scam the Treasury, financial institutions, private companies, and citizens by submitting fictitious financial instruments purporting to be issued by or drawn on the Treasury, or other counterfeit documents, to perpetrate a variety of fraud schemes.
Identifying and Investigating Fraud Related to Title V of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and Rental Assistance under the Supplemental CARES Act bill
We conduct inquiries and investigations of waste, fraud, and abuse related to Title V of the CARES Act which established the Coronavirus Relief Fund. We will work with state, local, and tribal governments to combat fraud, waste, and abuse of CARES Act funding. The Supplemental CARES Act bill added Rental Assistance oversight.